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Dorothea Salo, Paying for OA, Caveat Lector, May 16, 2007 über die Verteilung des Erwerbungsetats von Bibliotheken zu Open Access-Zwecken:[Thanks Peter Suber]

It will not, however, be an easy sell serials librarians and collection developers are going to scream bloody murder. If budget reallocation to support of open access is to happen in spite of the screaming, library top brass must back it. […] Serials librarians and collection developers are not going to welcome anything that makes them cut more subscriptions. They aren’t thinking ten, twenty, or fifty years in the future. They re thinking about the angry faculty they ll see next week….